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Contact the Licensing Team


Westminster City Council is the largest licensing authority in the United Kingdom. It receives and processes in excess of 10,000 licence applications per year, and issues licences and other permissions under the provisions of over 60 different statutory licensing regimes. The team consists of over 20 experienced licensing practitioners:


The licensing team manages the vast majority of licensing regimes that the council is responsible for. The team also acts as a responsible authority for alcohol, entertainment, late night refreshment and gambling premises licences.

Email for general enquiries or to report any concerns with existing licensed premises. 

Call 0207 641 3401 to pay an annual fee.

Call 020 7641 6500 for general enquiries or if you are an existing licence holder.

Call 020 7641 7010 to book a casual trading pitch (this is the only way to book your pitch).

Write to Licensing Team, Westminster City Council, 15th Floor, Westminster City Hall, 64 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QP.

Last updated: 4 October 2019